BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Students at Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy (LAVCA), an accredited, full-time, online public charter school, will begin their 2015-2016 school year on August 10th as the program marks its 3rd year of operation in the state.
Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy (LAVCA) is available tuition-free to Louisiana students in grades K–10 through a partnership between K12 Inc. and Community School for Apprenticeship Learning Inc. (CSAL).
By combining individualized online instruction, hands-on curriculum and the support of highly qualified and state-certified Louisiana teachers, LAVCA helps students discover their individual learning style.
"The start of the school year is always an exciting time and we are looking forward to welcoming both our new and our returning families to school year 2015," said Dr. Perry Daniel, LAVCA Head of School. "Our administrative and teaching staff is committed to the success of every child in the program."
Students who enroll at LAVCA follow an academic program that includes engaging web-based lessons along with age-appropriate instructional materials – books, videos, CDs and other hands-on tools and resources – which are shipped directly to each student's home. LAVCA teachers provide instruction, guidance and support, and regularly interact with students and parents via email, web-based classrooms, online discussions, phone and face-to-face meetings. Teachers also organize numerous field trips and school activities where students have the opportunity to participate in events that blend academics and socialization.
The rigorous and engaging curriculum includes courses in language arts/English, math, science, history, world languages, art and music, as well as elective and Advanced Placement® courses for high school students. Students can also choose to participate in dozens of extracurricular activities and clubs that cover a wide variety of interests.
LAVCA is still accepting enrollments for this fall and is conducting in-person and online information sessions for interested parents. To find the event schedule or learn more about enrollment requirements visit http://lavca.k12.com/.
About Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy
Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy (LAVCA) is an accredited, full-time online public school program that serves students in grades K through 12. LAVCA is available tuition-free to Louisiana students in grades K–10 through a partnership between K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs, and Community School for Apprenticeship Learning Inc. (CSAL). Founded in 1997, CSAL is a not-for-profit with a mission to provide students with real-world experiences by giving them access to alternative forms of instruction. For more information about LAVCA, visit http://lavca.k12.com/.
SOURCE Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy